A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (49 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 14:23:40 / June 10, 2019 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:40 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019161014. Id of event: pr2019161014. Exact location of earthquake, -68.2228° West, 19.2836° North, depth 91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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